09105/Electrical Engineering Technology (EET)


0007. Electrical Applications (2 s.h.) S.

The goals of this course are: (1) to introduce basic concepts in Electrical and Computer Engineering in an integrated manner, (2) to demonstrate basic concepts in the context of real applications, and (3) to illustrate a logical way of thinking about problems and their solutions. The course exposes the student to the following list of selected topics from Electrical and Computer Engineering: applying basic circuits laws (e.g. Kirchhoff’s current and voltage laws, Ohm’s law) to analyze simple circuits that include resistors and sources; using piecewise linear behavioral models of active devices such as transistors, diodes, and Zener diodes for circuit analysis; analyzing basic circuits that include resistors, transistors, and diodes; understanding the operation of logic gates such as AND, OR, NAND, and NOR, and basics of programming microcontrollers.

0008. Electrical Applications Laboratory (1 s.h.) S.

In the lab the students will analyze and measure simple circuits such as series and parallel connections, work with transistors as switches and build elementary logic gates. They will also design and build autonomous mobile robots that will compete on an obstacle course.

0104. Introduction to Electrical Circuits (4 s.h.) F S SS.

Prerequisite: Mathematics C075.

This course considers electrical and physical characteristics of resistance, inductance, and capacitance, analysis of DC and AC circuits, operational amplifiers, elements of semiconductor devices, electronic circuits, and logic circuits. Students will also study electrical measurements. (Laboratory included.)

Note: Not for Electronic Engineering Technology majors.

0130. Elements of Electrical Engineering Technology I (4 s.h.) F SS.

Prerequisite: Mathematics C075 and C076.

Topics for study in this course include: analysis of network circuits; dependent voltage sources; source transformation; linearity; Thevenin’s Theorem, theory of inductors, capacitors, and impedance; fundamental waveforms; time domain response; and Laplace Transforms. Circuit problems will be solved using the computer-aided circuit analysis program SPICE.

Note: For Electrical Engineering majors only.

0140. Elements of Electrical Engineering II (4 s.h.) S.

Topics in this course include: sinusoidal analysis, power measurements, three-phase circuits, complex frequency and network functions, resonance, scaling, frequency response, two-port networks, Fourier Series and Transforms.

W166. Instrumentation and Measurements (3 s.h.) S. Core: WI.

Prerequisite: Electrical Engineering Technology 0130.Co-Requisite: Co-requisite: Electrical Engineering Technology 0140.

This course considers the fundamentals of making various electrical and electronic measurements. Students will learn how to use properly various instruments and how to troubleshoot in case of problems. Safety issues will be covered.

0211. Electrical Networks (3 s.h.) F.

Prerequisite: Math 0076 and Electrical Engineering 0140.

Topics in this course include: periodic signal analysis and electrical network filters; sinusoidal frequency and phase response; Fourier Series representation of periodic signals; Fourier transform and linear time-invariant systems; gain and phase frequency response.

0271. Electronic Circuits (4 s.h.) F.

Prerequisite: Electrical Engineering Technology 0140.Co-Requisite: Mathematics 0117.

Topics in this course include: ideal and non-ideal operational amplifier circuits; diodes in nonlinear circuit applications; bipolar junction transistors and field-effect transistors; metal oxide semiconductor transistors; amplifiers design techniques; and DC and AC analysis and applications of operational amplifiers in active filters and oscillators. Laboratory assignments will include substantial projects.

0276. Digital Logic Circuits (4 s.h.) F.

Prerequisite: Electrical Engineering Technology 0140.

This course covers: number systems, codes, and truth tables; logical hardware devices such as gates, inverters, tristate logic, flip-flops, and latches; digital circuits such as arithmetic units, comparators, code converters, ripple and ring counters, and shift registers; and design of combinational and sequential digital circuits. XILINX will be used. A laboratory is included.

0277. Microcomputer Systems (4 s.h.) S.

Prerequisite: Electrical Engineering Technology 0276.

Topics in this course include: finite-state machines in process control; assembly language programming of the WDC 65816 16 bit microprocessor and its hardware system implementation; dynamic RAM read/write and DMA access; hardware interrupts; I/O port addressing and peripheral interface design; microprocessor addressing modes; op codes; and arithmetic computation. A laboratory is included.

0281. Electronic Communication (4 s.h.) S.

Prerequisite: Electrical Engineering Technology 0211 and Mathematics 0117.

Course topics include: techniques of information transfer via electrical signals; amplitude frequency; phase and pulse/modulation and demodulation; Fourier series representation of periodic signals; power spectral density; the bandwidth of communication signals; and transmission lines and wave propagation. A laboratory is included.

0321. Microelectronics (3 s.h.) F.

Students will engage in advanced study of electronic devices and their application to linear, non-linear, and digital circuits. Transistors, FET’s filters, oscillators, amplifiers, A/D, D/A, some integrated circuits, and VLSIs will also be considered. The course will emphasize software design problems.

0323. VLSI System Design (3 s.h.) S.

Prerequisite: Electrical Engineering Technology 0321.

This course is an introduction to a hierarchical design methodology of VLSI and includes: study of basic logic elements and design methods in nMOS and CMOS; the physics of MOS devices and the fabrication process; design rules; computation of circuit parameters from layout; and system level design.

0331. Computer Network Communication (3 s.h.) S.

Prerequisite: Electrical Engineering Technology 0383 and C Programming.

This course is an introduction to communication networks, telephone networks, Internet, Ethernet, token ring, FDDI, ATM, wireless LANs, and other related topics, and will include some programming projects.

W373. Sensors and Data Acquisition (4 s.h.) S. Core: WI.

Prerequisite: Electrical Engineering Technology 0271 and 0277.

This is a senior project course in analog sensors, data acquisition and an introduction to digital signal processing. Other topics to be covered include: analog-to-digital conversion; sampling rate; digital derivation and integration; smoothing and thresholding of analog sensors. Assignments include lower level language software projects for process control and signal processing. A laboratory included.

0378. Advanced Microprocessor Systems (3 s.h.) F.

Prerequisite: Electrical Engineering Technolgy 0277.

This course considers: Verilog hardware description language and its applications to digital hardware system design; synchronous and asynchronous events; multitasking in the design of computational and data communication processors; computer-aided-design software; and hardware description language compilers.

W383. Data and Telecommunications (4 s.h.) S. Core: WI.

Prerequisite: Electrical Engineering Technology 0281.

This course considers: digital communication; frequency and phase shift keying; pulse code modulation; multiplexing and time division multiplexing; frequency division multiplexing; and satellite communications.

0390. Independent Study in Electrical Engineering (2-6 s.h.) F S SS.

Under special circumstances and with department chairperson approval, students may complete a regular course during semesters the course is not offered to meet prerequisite or graduation requirements . An instructor supervises the student.

0398. Independent Research (2-6 s.h.) F S SS.

The project is assigned with the approval of the department chairperson and conducted under the supervision of a faculty sponsor.